WordPress fall short in some areas as a platform for photographers. There is an answer to this and that is plugins. Below are 5 plugins we like and have found useful and thought we would share.
Simply Instagram lets you to connect your WordPress blog to your Instagram profile. You can share photos, add recent uploads stream, and show popular photos from instagram network.
Download plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/simply-instagram/
WordPress SEO plugin by Yoast
For photographers, WordPress SEO allows you to optimize your pages, and enables you to use open graph meta data. Open Graph is used by not just Facebook but many other social websites to display your pages properly when shared.
Download plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wordpress-seo/
Click To Tweet
Tweets with images and Twitter cards have a much higher response and retweet rate. Click to Tweet allows you to add a click to tweet button to any area in your post or pages. You can add a click to tweet with your photographs or descriptions, and users will be able to share your posts with just one click.
Download plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/click-to-tweet-by-todaymade/
WP Media Tagger
WordPress does not come with a system to sort your images. For a photography site you will need some easy way to sort or categorize your images.WP Media Tagger allows you to add tags or categories to your images.
Download plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-mediatagger/
Pinterest Pin It Button For Images
Pinterest is where people collect all kinds of interesting stuff they find on the web, particularly images and photographs. Pin it button allows users to easily add an image from your blog to their Pinterest boards with a link back to your site.
Download plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/pinterest-pin-it-button-for-images/